There are countless different themes for weddings, but one that will always be fresh and unique is a contemporary wedding. What is considered contemporary changes every year! Currently, the trend of an airy, minimalistic design that incorporates white, gold, and blush, is very in and gives weddings a really modern feel. The right venue is very important for pulling this look off, and we think that the FedEx Event Center at Shelby Farms Park is the perfect choice for your contemporary wedding!
1. Choose Your Colors
For a super modern look, choose colors that are soft and light, like the palette seen above. If you’re curious about what colors are the most popular, you can always look to Pantone’s Color of the Year! In 2016, they actually had two colors; Rose Quartz, a dusty pink color, and Serenity, a light blue. The 2017 Color of the Year is Greenery, a very natural looking green. Picking one of these colors, or even all of them, to use in your wedding color palette is sure to give your wedding an extra current appearance!
2. …and Dress in Those Colors!
If you love the idea of having Rose Quartz in your wedding color palette, but aren’t sure if you’d like to give up your white gown for a blush wedding dress, consider choosing blush bridesmaids dresses! They are gorgeous, and blush goes beautifully with all skin tones. For an extra modern flair, give your bridal party the opportunity to each pick a different style dress!
3. Book the Perfect Venue
As with any other wedding, your venue choice is vitally important to the success of your contemporary theme. Big windows, bright and open rooms, and gorgeous outdoor spaces are ideal, and the FedEx Event Center has all of those things! We love this grand exit with the view of the amazing venue in the background!
4. Utilize Everything Your Venue Has to Offer!
After choosing the perfect venue, make sure you utilize what that venue offers you! The FedEx Center is not only gorgeous on the inside, their outdoor spaces are just as incredible! You want to have great pictures when you look back on this special day, so leave plenty of room in your wedding day schedule to walk around with your photographer and scout out the best photo locations.
5. Enjoy Your Dream Contemporary Wedding!
You’ve put in hours of work into planning the perfect modern wedding, now allow yourself to enjoy it! Far too often, brides are so stressed on their wedding day trying to make sure everything goes as planned that they don’t enjoy their wedding! Trust that you’ve done everything right, and have faith in the wedding professionals that you’ve hired to make sure your wedding goes off without a hitch. This is one of the best days of your life, be sure to appreciate every moment of your dream contemporary wedding!
Now that you’ve read up on how to plan the perfect modern wedding, it’s time to get started on your own! If you want the ideal contemporary venue, be sure to contact the FedEx Event Center at Shelby Farms Park, and tell them that the Pink Bride sent you!
Featured in the Winter/Spring 2017 Memphis Pink Bride Magazine
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